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  • Lexington is also known as: Lexington-Fayette, Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky, Lexington-Fayette Urban County, Fayette County / Lexington-Fayette city, Lexington, and Ky..

  • Their current mayor is Mayor Jim Gray, who took office January 2nd, 2011.

  • Lexington tourist attractions include: Hunt-Morgan House, Whitaker Bank Ballpark, Rupp Arena, Kentucky Theater, and Ashland.

Facts

  • Lexington has been featured in films like: Secretariat (2010).

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: David Akers (american football player), Farah Fath (actor), Mary Gaitskill (writer and novelist), Michael Shannon (actor and musician), Jacob Tamme (american football player), Kevin Richardson (singer and model), and Tyson Gay (track and field athlete).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Lexington Herald-Leader and The Kentucky Kernel.

  • Lexington is home to the following sports teams: Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball and Kentucky Thoroughblades.

History

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Lexington is known as the "Horse Capital of the World," as well as "Thoroughbred City," because of its' significance in thoroughbred breeding in the late 1700's. It was the perfect location, as the calcium rich soil led to stronger bones in horses. It is the location of two historic racing tracks, as well as Kentucky's oldest bluegrass festival.

The official website for the city of Lexington is http://www.lexingtonky.gov/.

There are currently 19 funeral home listings for the city of Lexington, Kentucky. Looking for Lexington cemeteries?

Lexington Obituaries

It was noted on May 28th, 2016 that Edna Humlong passed away in Lexington, Kentucky.  Humlong was 97 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Edna's life.

It was reported on May 18th, 2016 that Bernice Whitney (Thomas) passed away in Lexington, Kentucky.  Ms. Whitney was 85 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Bernice's life.

It was disclosed on April 30th, 2016 that Ed Davender passed on in Lexington, Kentucky.  Davender was 49 years old and was born in Brooklyn, NY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Ed's life.

It was revealed by Graham Leader on April 13th, 2016 that George Wesley Kiger passed away in Rockwall, Texas.  Kiger was 85 years old and was born in Lexington, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor George Wesley's life.

It was reported by Graham Leader on April 13th, 2016 that George Wesely Kiger passed away in Rockwall, Texas.  Kiger was 85 years old and was born in Lexington, KY.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor George Wesely's life.

It was reported on March 21st, 2016 that Mary Katherine Stewart passed on in Lexington, Kentucky.  Stewart was 22 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Katherine's life.

It was written on February 24th, 2016 that Donald Jay Fiedler perished in Lexington, Kentucky.  Fiedler was 85 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Donald Jay's life.

It was noted on February 16th, 2016 that Wilma Allen passed away in Lexington, Kentucky.  Allen was 88 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilma's life.

It was reported on February 11th, 2016 that Sharon Louise Woodruff (Hurley) perished in Lexington, Kentucky.  Ms. Woodruff was 84 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sharon Louise's life.

It was disclosed on February 6th, 2016 that Suzan Elizabeth Teters (Lacey) passed away in Missouri Valley, Iowa.  Ms. Teters was 66 years old and was born in Lexington, KY.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Suzan Elizabeth's life.

Funeral Homes in Lexington

Kerr Brothers Funeral Home

In 1935, the family partnership moved to an historic home on East Main Street to create the current funeral home. They improved the original location in 1954 and added a chapel in 1967, maintaining the homelike comfort for bereaved families,...

Clark Funeral Home

The exquisite Clark Legacy Center is owned and operated by the Clark family. With four generations of funeral directors, our family has been serving the Lexington area & central Kentucky with superior services for half a century.

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home

Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home, located in historic downtown Richmond, Kentucky, offers a caring staff of professionals that is under the direction of owners Shannon Combs, Paul Parsons and Johny Collins. We are committed to the families...

Hager & Cundiff Funeral Home

in the heart of the Bluegrass region on the outskirts of Lexington, Kentucky, Nicholasville is known for our rural beauty, music heritage, and historical significance. Our beginnings at Hager & Cundiff stretch back almost a century, when...

Hinton Turner Funeral Home

The Hinton-Turner Funeral Home, founded in August 1860, was formerly a part of the J. T. Hinton Company, a combination furniture and funeral business, which was located at the corner of Sixth and Main Street. The caskets were made upstairs at...

Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home

Apparently, Burton Roberts had a great affinity for the funeral profession at a very young age, but it wasn’t until about the age of 29 that he became actively involved as a funeral director. In 1906, Stapp & Roberts Undertaking was formed at...

Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home

Since May 16, 1991, the funeral home has been owned by Brian L. Ritchie and Donald F. Peach. The home is beautifully decorated and provides a warm, home-like atmosphere.

Tucker Yocum & Wilson Funeral

Tucker, Yocum & Wilson Funeral Home has a long history serving the families of Georgetown and Scott County, Kentucky. Beginning in 1884, when Ernest Ashurst began his funeral service career with the Stevenson & Carl Funeral Home. Later, Mr....

Winchester Cemetery Company

The Winchester Cemetery was established in 1854. One provision of the Articles of Incorporation was "The land and appurtenances when conveyed to said Company shall be held solely and exclusively for a cemetery and ornamental grounds connected...

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Boonesboro Cemetery & Memorial Gardens
11 Shelby St
Lexington, KY 40507
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Calvary Cemetery
874 W Main St
Lexington, KY 40508
Care Cremation Service
1014 Eastland Dr
Lexington, KY 40507
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Evergreen Memory Gardens
5364 Lexington Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
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Fender Funeral Directors
1593 Russell Cave Rd
Lexington, KY 40505
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Hawkins Funeral Home
632 Pine St
Lexington, KY 40508
Hillcrest Memorial Park
2089 Versailles Rd
Lexington, KY 40544
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Kentucky Mortuary Service Incorporated
104 Dennis Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
3421 Harrodsburg Rd
Lexington, KY 40513
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home
463 E Main St
Lexington, KY 40507
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Lexington Cemetery
833 W Main St
Lexington, KY 40508
Lexington Mortuary Service
144 Pasadena Dr.
Lexington, KY 40503
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Martyn-Hurley Funeral Home
565 W 2nd St
Lexington, KY 40508
Milward Funeral Directors
159 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507
Milward Funeral Directors
391 Southland Dr
Lexington, KY 40503
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Noon Mortuary Service
141 E 3rd St
Lexington, KY 40507
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Pruitt's Funeral Home
1524 Alexandria Dr
Lexington, KY 40544
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Smith & Smith Funeral Home
340 E 3rd St
Lexington, KY 40508
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Whitehall Funeral Chapel Incorporated
312 N Limestone
Lexington, KY 40508

Lexington Funeral Home News

Obituaries published Nov. 7 - The Sun Chronicle Online - Obituaries
... Curtis Sheldon Read, 83, of Foxboro, and Norman Edward Viens Sr., 92, Lexington, Ky. ... A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
http://www.thesunchronicle.com/articles/2010/11/07/obituaries/8212710.txt

South Regional Member Exchange Digest for Nov. 6-8
Matthews Cremation is touting the latest addition to green initiatives in the funeral industry ... By Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader. BOWLING GREEN, Ky. Julie Ransdell may well be Western Kentucky University's biggest unsung hero - or heroine ...
http://www.nola.com/newsflash/index.ssf/story/south-regional-member-exchange-digest-for-nov/008e4c24f6754757b5665f7dafa38001

Marine Who Grew Up In Hoyleton Killed in Action in Afghanistan
His parents currently live in Lexington, Kentucky. Funeral services are pending at the Styninger Funeral Chapel in Hoyleton, where friends may inquire for further information.
http://www.wjbdradio.com/?f=news_single&id=24202

Counselors help students cope with Richmond boy's death
The 14-year-old grandson of Eastern Kentucky University President Doug Whitlock died of a gunshot wound Sunday at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital in Lexington ... Angela Jett. Bobby's funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Christian Church ...
http://www.kentucky.com/2010/10/26/1494700/counselors-help-students-cope.html

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Lexington Funeral Homes and funeral services in Kentucky
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Lexington, KY Funerals Personal Services on Citysearch
Citysearch helps you find Funerals Personal Services in Lexington, KY, Kentucky. Check out our Editors' Picks, user reviews, maps and directions ...
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Funeral Notices | Lexington, Kentucky
The Lexington Public Library's Kentucky Room holds a collection of six hundred and seventy-six funeral notices printed in Lexington between 1806-1887. Read more ...
http://www.lexpublib.org/funeral-notices